Program evaluation (21 - 30 of 41 items)
ICBM Modernization: Selected Funding Options for the Small ICBM
NSIAD-88-193: Published: Jul 7, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 13, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed four funding options for the Air Force's Small Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) program for fiscal year (FY) 1989.GAO found that the Air Force estimated that in FY 1989 it would require: (1) $500 million to continue the ICBM program without regard to lead time necessary to requalify program contractors; (2) $600 million to continue both...
Local Governments: Targeting General Fiscal Assistance Reduces Fiscal Disparities
HRD-86-113: Published: Jul 24, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the magnitude of existing disparities in the revenue-raising ability of local governments serving residents of high- and low-income communities; (2) the extent to which the General Revenue Sharing program has served to offset the revenue-raising disadvantage of local governments serving low-income communities; and (3) how mor...
Aquila Remotely Piloted Vehicle: Recent Developments and Alternatives
NSIAD-86-41BR: Published: Jan 4, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Aquila Remotely Piloted Vehicle Program focusing on its technical problems, their effect on the program's cost, schedule, and management, and the Army's consideration of alternatives to the program.GAO found that: (1) the program recently underwent a major restructuring in response to the technical problems revealed in testing; (2) the Army...
Information on Budget Reductions in Energy Information Administration Programs
123707: Mar 22, 1984
GAO provided information on budget reductions in Energy Information Administration (EIA) programs, addressing the question of their effects on six EIA programs. To adjust for a 38-percent budget reduction since fiscal year (FY) 1981, EIA consolidated or eliminated a number of its activities and programs. Nevertheless, EIA has been able to spend more moneys than appropriated in FY 1983 and 1984 bec...
The Defense Budget: A Look at Budgetary Resources, Accomplishments, and Problems
PLRD-83-62: Published: Apr 27, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) budget to determine how it is planned and how resources are expended.GAO found that the growth of the defense budget continues at an unprecedented pace. The amount of money appropriated for fiscal year 1983 is 69 percent larger than the 1980 defense budget. GAO believes that the services are generally spending as they planned, but that the budget can...
Financial and Program Management Activities of the Northern Arizona Development Council, Flagstaff, Arizona
B-130515: Published: Dec 7, 1972. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Removing Tiering From the Revenue Sharing Formula Would Eliminate Payment Inequities to Local Governments
GGD-82-46: Published: Apr 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1982.
GAO reviewed the inequities in the distribution of General Revenue Sharing funds which are caused by the statutory tiering procedure. Under this procedure, funds are first allocated to county geographic areas before being allocated to individual jurisdictions within the county. This review provides Congress with a comprehensive analysis of the effect tiering has on funding distribution patterns.GA...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
OISS-82-2: Published: Feb 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1982.
A summary is provided of conclusions and recommendations resulting from GAO audits and other review work in the Department of Defense (DOD). While the reports have previously brought the matters to the attention of Congress and department officials, the summary was compiled to assist congressional committees in their review of budget requests for fiscal year 1983.The summaries include DOD matters...
AID's Need for Deobligation-Reobligation Authority
119784: Dec 2, 1981
GAO reported on the Agency for International Development's (AID) need for deobligation-reobligation authority, some of the history of this authority, and prior GAO participation in addressing the issue.GAO found that AID is in the best position to address and analyze the management and operational implications of having or not having deobligation-reobligation authority. GAO suggested development o...
Unexpended Fund Balance in the Indian Health Service Water and Sanitation Facility Construction Program
HRD-80-124: Published: Sep 30, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1980.
GAO examined the Indian Health Service's (IHS) Water and Sanitation Facility Construction (WSFC) Program to determine whether: (1) IHS budgeting procedures can be changed to reduce the amount of appropriated funds needed for facility construction in a given year; (2) IHS allocation and obligation procedures are contributing to the size of the unexpended balance; (3) IHS is receiving more funds tha...